The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 74 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 46 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.68% 1.79% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.20% 10.33% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 40
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £20,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
LAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
284 300 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.52% 17.34% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 196 229 257
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region.

LAN Salary Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

LAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 17 £42,500 +31.78% 2
Runcorn -2 7 - -
Knutsford -5 4 £37,500 -
Wilmslow -6 4 £41,000 +26.15%
Chester +3 3 £50,000 +85.18% 1
Crewe - 2 £38,750 - 3
Macclesfield +13 1 £35,000 -
Northwich - 1 £28,000 -
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 86 (92.47%) WAN
2 43 (46.24%) Cisco
3 42 (45.16%) Windows
4 38 (40.86%) Firewall
5 37 (39.78%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (39.78%) Microsoft
6 36 (38.71%) DNS
7 34 (36.56%) DHCP
8 30 (32.26%) TCP/IP
9 29 (31.18%) Active Directory
10 28 (30.11%) VMware
11 26 (27.96%) CCNA
11 26 (27.96%) ITIL
12 23 (24.73%) CCNP
13 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (19.35%) Wireless
14 18 (19.35%) SLA
14 18 (19.35%) Finance
14 18 (19.35%) Degree
15 17 (18.28%) MCSE
15 17 (18.28%) Juniper
15 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (17.20%) Network Security
16 16 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (16.13%) HP
18 14 (15.05%) VPN
18 14 (15.05%) VoIP
18 14 (15.05%) SQL
18 14 (15.05%) CheckPoint

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.68%) Lync
2 6 (6.45%) IIS
2 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle 9iAS
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) nginx
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.23%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Primavera
2 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 86 (92.47%) WAN
2 38 (40.86%) Firewall
3 36 (38.71%) DNS
4 34 (36.56%) DHCP
5 30 (32.26%) TCP/IP
6 18 (19.35%) Wireless
7 16 (17.20%) Network Security
8 14 (15.05%) VoIP
8 14 (15.05%) VPN
9 13 (13.98%) SSL
9 13 (13.98%) SAN
10 12 (12.90%) iSCSI
11 11 (11.83%) Wireshark
12 10 (10.75%) OSPF
12 10 (10.75%) BGP
13 9 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (7.53%) EIGRP
14 7 (7.53%) RIP
15 6 (6.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.15%) AppScan
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Back Office
3 8 (8.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (7.53%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.15%) Retail
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.83%) Administrator
3 10 (10.75%) Analyst
3 10 (10.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) IT Support
4 9 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.53%) Consultant
7 6 (6.45%) Network Consultant
7 6 (6.45%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) DBA
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Network Administrator
10 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) JSP
2 3 (3.23%) WebCenter
3 2 (2.15%) REST
3 2 (2.15%) XML
3 2 (2.15%) JSON
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Thin Client
1 9 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 7 (7.53%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (7.53%) EPoS
3 6 (6.45%) Life Science
3 6 (6.45%) RMADS
4 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.38%) EMC VNX
5 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.23%) Replication
6 3 (3.23%) Clustering
7 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.08%) SCADA
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (45.16%) Windows
2 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.98%) UNIX
5 12 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.53%) Linux
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.08%) AIX
9 1 (1.08%) CentOS
9 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) ITIL
2 12 (12.90%) Migration
3 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.53%) Open Source
5 7 (7.53%) Network Architecture
6 6 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.45%) Service Management
6 6 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.38%) Patch Management
7 5 (5.38%) Project Management
7 5 (5.38%) Security Management
7 5 (5.38%) Operations Management
7 5 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (5.38%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (5.38%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.30%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.05%) SQL
2 11 (11.83%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.23%) Prolog
4 2 (2.15%) Python
4 2 (2.15%) C#
4 2 (2.15%) C++
4 2 (2.15%) Java
4 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (39.78%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (27.96%) CCNA
3 23 (24.73%) CCNP
4 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (19.35%) Degree
6 17 (18.28%) MCSE
7 11 (11.83%) CCIE
8 9 (9.68%) MCSA
9 7 (7.53%) HND
9 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
9 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
9 7 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (7.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (6.45%) MCITP
10 6 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (4.30%) CEH
12 3 (3.23%) OCP
12 3 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (3.23%) MCTS
13 1 (1.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.35%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.30%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.08%) COBIT
4 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 29 (31.18%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.38%) vSphere
3 5 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (5.38%) vCloud
4 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.30%) XenApp
5 3 (3.23%) XenServer
5 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) SCCM
2 9 (9.68%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.45%) WSUS
4 3 (3.23%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.08%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.08%) SCOM
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 43 (46.24%) Cisco
2 37 (39.78%) Microsoft
3 28 (30.11%) VMware
4 17 (18.28%) Juniper
5 15 (16.13%) HP
6 14 (15.05%) CheckPoint
7 12 (12.90%) Citrix
8 7 (7.53%) Avaya
8 7 (7.53%) BT
9 6 (6.45%) ProCurve
9 6 (6.45%) Symantec
10 5 (5.38%) Dell
10 5 (5.38%) EMC
10 5 (5.38%) Business Objects
10 5 (5.38%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.30%) Oracle
12 3 (3.23%) Toshiba
12 3 (3.23%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.23%) SonicWALL
12 3 (3.23%) Meru Networks
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + + Company Car
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandbach
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £29700.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago